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Toilet Paper Roll Pilgrim Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Thanksgiving is coming up and kids are always looking for craft ideas.

This year, let them create this fun toilet paper roll pilgrim craft.

It’s a simple craft that comes with a free printable template. Make the pilgrims from paper or print out the template in black and white for kids to color in it.

It’s a great activity to do at home with the kids, in the classroom, or at daycare.

We think the kids will enjoy watching their creativity come alive! Download the free printable template today!

Also, be sure to check out all of our Thanksgiving crafts for kids for even more ideas.

Easy Pilgrim Craft

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Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Glue dot (optional, but easiest)
  • Tape
  • Crayons or markers (if using the color in version)
  • Pilgrim template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the pilgrim template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hand holding toilet paper roll pilgrim craft template

Begin to create the pilgrim body by gluing the apron or belt near the bottom of the main piece.

hand gluing apron to toilet roll pilgrim

Next, take the button and glue it right above the apron or belt.

hand gluing button to toilet roll pilgrim

Glue the collar just above the button, so it’s positioned slightly below the top.

hand gluing collar to toilet roll pilgrim

Use tape to secure the pilgrim body to toilet roll.

hand placing tape on pilgrim clothes
hand taping body to toilet paper roll pilgrim

Make the pilgrim’s head by gluing the head to the front of the hair. Take the bangs and glue them just above the eyes.

hand gluing head to toilet roll pilgrim
hand gluing bangs to toilet roll pilgrim

Finish the head by gluing the hat to the top of the head.

hand gluing hat to toilet roll pilgrim

Take the completed head and press a glue dot to the back and bottom of the head. Push it onto the top of the toilet roll base.

hand gluing head to toilet roll pilgrim craft

That’s it!

hand holding tp roll girl pilgrim

Thanksgiving Unit For Kids

Want to create an entire Thanksgiving unit study around this pilgrim craft? If so, keep reading to discover our favorite resources to get you started.

First are books. We recommend starting all new themes by reading aloud to your kids or students. It’s such a great way to help kids learn and grow, plus develop a love of reading!

Below are some of the top Thanksgiving books for kids!

Turkey Trouble – If you’ve never read this book, you have to add it to your holiday collection! It’s so cute and fun and kids just love it! Follow the turkey around the farm as he disguises himself as different animals so the farmer doesn’t catch him for Thanksgiving dinner!

How To Catch A Turkey – Kids who love the How To Catch books will want to see all the crazy contraptions kids make to try to catch a turkey loose at the school!

Pete The Cat: The First Thanksgiving -Every Pete the Cat book is fantastic, but this one takes it up a notch with flaps for the kids to open. It’s a great way to get the kids excited about reading and Thanksgiving!

Add in more Thanksgiving crafts for kids to help increase their creativity, work on fine motor skills, and more. Below are some of our favorites:

Kids love sensory play, and this fall-themed play dough set is perfect to use anytime! It’s a great option if you’re looking for something fun for your kids to do during the fall or November. It’s a perfect screen-free activity!

Teachers and parents alike love these Thanksgiving pattern block mats! They’re a simple activity for kids to do that will introduce them to math concepts.

hand holding tp roll boy pilgrim

These free printable turkey worksheets are fun educational activity for preschool and kindergarten children. Print them out and have kids work on the letter T recognition, handwriting skills, scissor skills, and more!

Do your kids like simple activities like dot to dots? If so, they’ll have fun with these turkey connect the dot printables. They’re great for quiet time too!

Make your kids’ day just a little bit more fun with these Thanksgiving do a dot printables that are perfect to do at home or in the classroom. These printables focus on beginning sounds, letter recognition, visual discrimination, and more–just what you need to get ready for Turkey Day!

This roll a turkey printable for kids is perfect to help them learn how to take turns and work on their fine motor skills. Kids will enjoy the bright colors and easy to learn rules! Download your free printable game right now.

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

More Thanksgiving Ideas

boy and girl toilet paper roll pilgrims

Toilet Paper Roll Pilgrim Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Need a fun Thanksgiving craft? Try out this easy toilet paper roll pilgrim craft!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Glue dot (optional, but easiest)
  • Tape
  • Crayons or markers (if using the color in version)
  • Pilgrim template

Instructions

  1. Download the pilgrim template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin to create the pilgrim body by gluing the apron or belt near the bottom of the main piece.
  3. Next, take the button and glue it right above the apron or belt.
  4. Glue the collar just above the button, so it's positioned slightly below the top.
  5. Use tape to secure the pilgrim body to toilet roll.
  6. Make the pilgrim's head by gluing the head to the front of the hair. Take the bangs and glue them just above the eyes.
  7. Finish the head by gluing the hat to the top of the head.
  8. Take the completed head and press a glue dot to the back and bottom of the head. Push it onto the top of the toilet roll base.

Pilgrim Boy And Girl Templates

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